TITLE

MIDDLE EAST SPICES UP MIFF

AUTHOR(S)
Karena, Cynthia
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Metro;Winter2004, Issue 141, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Solicits the opinion of various executives at Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), regarding the pivotal focus of the festival to the cinema and cultures of the Middle East. Cynthia Karena, executive director of the festival; James Hewison, MIFF executive director;
ACCESSION #
16836945

 

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